People: American Eagle Outfitters Inc (AEO)

AEO on New York Consolidated

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28 Aug 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Jay Schottenstein

59 2014 Executive Chairman of the Board, Interim Chief Executive Officer

Roger Markfield

72 2009 Vice Chairman of the Board, Executive Creative Director

Mary Boland

56 2012 Executive Vice President, Chief Financial and Administrative Officer, Principal Financial Officer

Michael Rempell

40 2012 Chief Operations Officer, Executive Vice President

Jennifer Foyle

47 2014 Executive Vice President, Chief Merchandising Officer - Aerie

Fredrick Grover

63 2014 Executive Vice President - Factory Stores

Charles Kessler

41 2014 Executive Vice President, Chief Merchandising and Design Officer - American Eagle Outfitters Brand

Simon Nankervis

47 2014 Executive Vice President - Americas & Global Country Licensing

Dennis Parodi

62 2014 Executive Vice President, Head - Stores, US

Kitty Yung

51 2013 Executive Vice President, Asia/Pacific

Michael Jesselson

62 1997 Lead Independent Director

Thomas Ketteler

71 2011 Independent Director

Cary McMillan

56 2007 Independent Director

Janice Page

65 2004 Independent Director

David Sable

60 2013 Independent Director

Noel Spiegel

66 2011 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Jay Schottenstein

Mr. Jay L. Schottenstein is Executive Chairman of the Board, Interim Chief Executive Officer of American Eagle Outfitters Inc. He has also served as Chairman of the Company and its predecessors since March 1992. He served the Company as Chief Executive Officer from March 1992 until December 2002 and prior to that time, he served as a Vice President and Director of the Company’s predecessors since 1980. He has also served as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Schottenstein Stores Corporation (“SSC”) since March 1992 and as President since 2001. Prior thereto, Mr. Schottenstein served as Vice Chairman of SSC from 1986 to 1992. He has been a Director of SSC since 1982. Mr. Schottenstein also served as Chief Executive Officer from March 2005 to April 2009 and as Chairman of the Board since March 2005 of DSW Inc., a company traded on the New York Stock Exchange. He has also served as an officer and director of various other entities owned or controlled by members since 1976. As the Company’s former Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Schottenstein is familiar with all aspects of the Company including its management, operations and financial requirements.

Roger Markfield

Mr. Roger S. Markfield is Vice Chairman of the Board and Executive Creative Director of American Eagle Outfitters Inc., since February 2009. From February 2007 to February 2009, Mr. Markfield served as a non-executive officer employee of the Company. Prior to February 2007, he served the Company as Vice Chairman since November 2003, as President from February 1995 to February 2006, and as Co-Chief Executive Officer of the Company from December 2002 to November 2003. Mr. Markfield also served the Company and its predecessors as Chief Merchandising Officer from February 1995 to December 2002. Mr. Markfield’s experience as Executive Creative Director of the Company gives him unique insights into the Company’s challenges, opportunities and operations. He has a deep understanding of the needs and desires of customers and brings a long history of relevant retail executive experience to the Board.

Mary Boland

Ms. Mary M. Boland is Executive Vice President, Chief Financial and Administrative Officer, Principal Financial Officer of American Eagle Outfitters Inc., since July 9, 2012. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Boland served Levi Strauss & Co. as Senior Vice President Finance of Global Levi’s from 2011 to 2012 and as Senior Vice President Finance of the Americas from 2006 to 2011. Prior to that time, Ms. Boland held a variety of finance positions with General Motors Corporation from 1979 to 2006 including Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, North America from 2003 to 2006.

Michael Rempell

Mr. Michael R. Rempell is Chief Operations Officer, Executive Vice President of American Eagle Outfitters Inc., since June 2012. Prior thereto, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, New York Design Center, from April 2009 to June 2012, as Senior Vice President and Chief Supply Chain Officer from May 2006 to April 2009, and in various other positions since joining in February 2000.

Jennifer Foyle

Ms. Jennifer M. Foyle serves as Executive Vice President, Chief Merchandising Officer - Aerie of American Eagle Outfitters Inc., since February 2014. Prior thereto, she served as Senior Vice President, Chief Merchandising Officer – Aerie from August 2010 to February 2014. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Foyle was President of Calypso St. Barth from 2009 to 2010. In addition, she held various positions at J. Crew Group, Inc., including Chief Merchandising Officer, from 2003 to 2009.

Fredrick Grover

Mr. Fredrick W. Grover serves as Executive Vice President - Factory Stores of American Eagle Outfitters Inc., since February 3, 2014. Prior thereto, he served as Executive Vice President of Global Merchandising – AEO Brand from July 2012 to February 2014, as Executive Vice President of Brand Merchandising, Marketing and AE Direct from April 2011 to July 2012, as Executive Vice President of Brand Marketing and AE Direct from April 2009 to April 2011 and as Executive Vice President of AE Direct from December 2004 to April 2009. Prior to that time, he served in various other merchandising positions since starting with in 1978.

Charles Kessler

Mr. Charles F. Kessler serves as Executive Vice President, Chief Merchandising and Design Officer - American Eagle Outfitters Brand of the company., effective February 3, 2014. Prior to joining, Mr. Kessler served as Chief Merchandising Officer at Urban Outfitters, Inc. from October 2011 to November 2013 and as Senior Vice President, Corporate Merchandising, at Coach, Inc. from July 2010 to October 2011. Prior to that time, Mr. Kessler held various positions with Abercrombie & Fitch Co. from 1994 to 2010, including Executive Vice President, Female Merchandising from 2008 to 2010.

Simon Nankervis

Mr. Simon R. Nankervis serves as Executive Vice President - Americas & Global Country Licensing of American Eagle Outfitters Inc., since February 2014. Prior thereto, he served as Senior Vice President, Americas & Global Country Licensing from April 2013 to February 2014 and as Vice President, International Franchising & Global Business Development from October 2011 to March 2013. Prior to joining, Mr. Nankervis was Managing Director at Busbrand Pty Ltd, an Australian based international brand management company, from 2002 to 2011.

Dennis Parodi

Mr. Dennis R. Parodi is Executive Vice President, Head - Stores of American Eagle Outfitters Inc., since September 2011. Prior thereto, he served the Company as Executive Vice President, Head of Stores – East from August 2009 to September 2011, as Executive Vice President, Store Operations from April 2009 to August 2009, as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, New York Design Center, from February 2006 to April 2009 and as Senior Vice President of Real Estate and Construction from May 2002 to February 2006 and as Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, New York Design Center, since joining the Company in March 2003.

Kitty Yung

Ms. Kitty Yung serves as Executive Vice President, Asia/Pacific of American Eagle Outfitters Inc., April 29, 2013. Prior to joining, Ms. Yung served Guess, Inc. as President of Asia from June 2010 to April 2013. Prior thereto, Ms. Yung held a variety of positions with Levi Strauss & Company, including Managing Director of Levi’s Greater China and Vice President of Levi Strauss & Company from 1998 to 2010.

Michael Jesselson

Mr. Michael G. Jesselson Lead Independent Director of American Eagle Outfitters Inc., since November 1997. He has served as President of Jesselson Capital Corporation, a private investment corporation headquartered in New York City, since 1994. He also serves on the Board of Directors of a number of nonprofit institutions. Mr. Jesselson provides investment expertise to the Board and he also brings an important historical company view to the Board of Directors.

Thomas Ketteler

Mr. Thomas R. Ketteler is Independent Director of American Eagle Outfitters Inc., since February 2011. Prior to his retirement from SSC, a private company, in 2005, Mr. Ketteler served as Chief Operating Officer since 1995, as Executive Vice President of Finance and Treasurer from 1981, and as a director since 1985. Prior to SSC, he was a partner in the firm of Alexander Grant and Company, Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Ketteler currently provides consulting services to SSC and served as a consultant to the Company’s Board from 2003 until June 2010. Mr. Ketteler provides expertise in financial and accounting issues and his historical experience with the Company is invaluable to the Board.

Cary McMillan

Mr. Cary D. McMillan is Independent Director of American Eagle Outfitters Inc., since June 2007. He has served as Chief Executive Officer of True Partners Consulting, LLC, a professional services firm providing tax and other financial services, since December 2005. From October 2001 to April 2004, he was the Chief Executive Officer of Sara Lee Branded Apparel. Mr. McMillan served as Executive Vice President of Sara Lee Corporation, a branded consumer packaged goods company, from January 2000 to April 2004. From November 1999 to December 2001, he served as Chief Financial and Administrative Officer of Sara Lee Corporation. Prior thereto, Mr. McMillan served as an audit partner with Arthur Andersen LLP. He holds a BS from the University of Illinois and is a Certified Public Accountant. Mr. McMillan brings to the Board demonstrated leadership abilities as a Chief Executive Officer and an understanding of business, both domestically and internationally.

Janice Page

Ms. Janice E. Page is Independent Director of American Eagle Outfitters Inc. since June 2004. Prior to retirement in 1997, Ms. Page spent 27 years in retailing holding numerous merchandising, marketing and operating positions with Sears Roebuck & Company, including Group Vice President from 1992 to 1997. Ms. Page is currently a private investor. She holds a BA from Pennsylvania State University. Ms. Page has extensive knowledge of the retail industry and her service on other public company boards allows her to provide the Board of Directors with a variety of perspectives on corporate governance issues.

David Sable

Mr. David M. Sable serves as Independent Director of American Eagle Outfitters Inc., since June 2013. He has served as Global Chief Executive Officer of Y&R Advertising, one of the world’s largest advertising agencies and a member of UK-based WPP Group since February 2011. Prior to that time, he served Wunderman, Inc., a leading CRM and digital unit of WPP Group, as Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer from August 2000 to February 2011. Mr. Sable was a Founding Partner and served as Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Genesis Direct, Inc. from June 1996 to September 2000. He attended New York University and Hunter College. With more than 30 years of experience in marketing communications, Mr. Sable brings to the Board his strategic insight and ability to connect talent across marketing disciplines and geographies.

Noel Spiegel

Mr. Noel Joseph Spiegel is Independent Director of American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. since June 2011. Mr. Spiegel was a partner at Deloitte & Touche, LLP, where he practiced from September 1969 until his retirement in May 2010. In his over 40 year career at Deloitte, he served in numerous management positions, including as Deputy Managing Partner, member of the Executive Committee, Managing Partner of Deloitte’s Transaction Assurance practice, Global Offerings and IFRS practice and Technology, Media and Telecommunications practice (Northeast Region), and as Partner-in-Charge of Audit Operations in Deloitte’s New York Office. Mr. Spiegel holds a BS from Long Island University and attended the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School. Mr. Spiegel provides expertise in public company accounting, disclosure and financial system management to the Board and more specifically to the Audit Committee.

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